T-Mobile collects record 100K registrations for the Samsung Galaxy S5

T-Mobile collects record 100K registrations for the Samsung Galaxy S5
A tweet from T-Mobile's CMO Mike Sievert, shows how popular the Samsung Galaxy S5 is. The carrier had put up a registration page where those interested in the phone could leave information, including an email address, and receive news when the flagship model is ready for pre-orders. After two days, the carrier has racked up 100,000 registrations for the handset. For T-Mobile, that is a record number of registrations after such a short time period.

Of course, not everyone interested in the Samsung Galaxy S5 registered, and not all of those who did will end up buying the unit. But it does show that interest in the model remains high. Some call it an evolutionary rather than revolutionary change. Some, though, will point to the fingerprint scanner embedded in the home button, the heart rate monitor and the IP67 certification as new features available on the phone. The latter means that the phone is waterproof.

We expect to see the Samsung Galaxy S5 launched on April 11th. Of course, there is no subsidizing pricing for T-Mobile customers, so we will have to await further word from the carrier as to how much they plan on charging for the phone.

source: @SievertMike

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Galaxy S5
  • Display 5.1" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 2.1 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, Quad-core, 2500 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2800 mAh(21h 3G talk time)



1. Tizen007

Posts: 575; Member since: Jan 07, 2014


5. Tizen007

Posts: 575; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

It would actually be hilarious if Sammy released it's metal phone with outstanding specs. HTC will regret that they mocked the S5, comparing it to a bandage (which it looks like) cause it will wreak havoc on them.

15. hurrycanger

Posts: 1773; Member since: Dec 01, 2013

HTC has nothing to lose.

26. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

reports did say they will be a premuim and resistant one.

60. Mxyzptlk unregistered

More like Sameium

30. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Listen guys, 10 million preregister for Z2 in Verizon. And 1 Billion preregister for Nokia X on Nokia site.

31. Ninetysix

Posts: 2965; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

Seems kind of low.

33. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Low? No problem. Z2 preregistered 1 Billion. And Nokia X preregistered 10 Billion.

41. Astoni

Posts: 649; Member since: Sep 28, 2013

Where do you get those numbers?

43. hector93

Posts: 25; Member since: Jun 07, 2010

Lol, there's only 7 billion people on Earth

47. techaman unregistered

theres only 6.5 billion people in the world and 2 bil dont have phones

54. Tizen007

Posts: 575; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

There are over 7 billion people living on Earth today.

62. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Guys not only earth, but aliens are getting too.

44. davenycept

Posts: 200; Member since: Jul 03, 2012

U read the report too? You think there will be a premium?

55. Tizen007

Posts: 575; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

hope so. The premium makes sense because there is a huge gap between the GS and the GN series. Also in a business point of view the gs5 and the premium could wipe out other competitors allowing them access to a huge profit this year. Sammy also has a reputation of having high tech hardwares. Their design dept. has a problem but Sammy is not stupid enough to give up that reputation.

2. androidornothing

Posts: 143; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

Looks like the so called "flop" of a phone wasnt such a flop after all. The S5 is going to have great sales thats for sure. It might not be the best upgrade that Samsung could have done but it is enough to be considered a great phone. So the haterz can shut up.

4. LiyanaBG

Posts: 381; Member since: Nov 07, 2013

thats called marketing by Tmobile and samsung. they doing this to hype it

11. rangaha

Posts: 86; Member since: Dec 05, 2013

confirmed for butthurt

16. LiyanaBG

Posts: 381; Member since: Nov 07, 2013

see read the comments people signed up to have a chance to win free phone here is the catch and the tmobile/samsung marketing. now who is the butthurt you

19. rangaha

Posts: 86; Member since: Dec 05, 2013

lmao you are so mad, your tears are delicious

21. christophersalse

Posts: 99; Member since: Jan 19, 2014

Who is the stupid you

64. easymomo

Posts: 91; Member since: Jul 04, 2012

@LiyanaBG, in my country, Ivory Cost (Africa) there are about at most 3 or 5 Samsung ads in whole the country but Samsung is the undisputed King. I visited Burkina Faso and Sierra Leone recently, I haven't seen even one Samsung ad, but nobody can compete with Samsung here. The haters should star thinking that because they don't like something everybody should think the same way.

6. dontneedtoknow

Posts: 158; Member since: Feb 17, 2014

I signed up because there is a chance to win free phone. I feel like few people used different e-mail just win the prizes.

12. a_merryman

Posts: 749; Member since: Dec 14, 2011

Yeah, I definitely just signed up to win a free one.

39. AfterShock

Posts: 4147; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

No freaking doubt many did as well. Skewed stat from this story, damned be the shills.

34. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

I will not preregister if I don't want to buy the phone. Every year the same old story. To me galaxy s2 s3 s4 brand sell. So s5 no different. Samsung actually make me a fan of touch wiz by the amount of gimmick feature they have thrown in. Just need one must have is enough for me to stay with touch wiz. Smart stay; multi windows; s pen. Can't leave home without it.

46. pwnarena

Posts: 1129; Member since: Feb 15, 2013

nobody said it will be a flop. it is surely ugly but everybody expected it to outsell all other android flagships, even all of sony, htc, and lg's sales combined.

3. cheeseycheeser

Posts: 413; Member since: Mar 24, 2011

Would people stop trash talking the S5? This phone has all the new features it needs to stay competitive, plus it's water proof, plus the camera seems extra great! I'm pretty interested. The public is obviously very interested.

7. Tizen007

Posts: 575; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

yup agreed

9. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

You're wasting your breath. Trust me.

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